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Galaxy 10

Delta 8930

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Galaxy 10

Type: Communications

Galaxy 10, a Hughes HS-601HP satellite, would have joined PanAmSat’s fleet of dual-payload spacecraft serving the United States. It was the first satellite to be carried on the new Boeing Delta-8930 rocket. The launch occurred on 26 August 1998, but the satellite was lost when the Delta-8930 failed.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

847 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 17B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta 8930 – Boeing

Family: Delta
Length: 35 m
Diameter: 4 m
Launch Mass: 301 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8290 kg

The Delta 8930 was manufactured by Boeing with the first launch on 1998-08-26. Delta 8930 has 1 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. The Delta III rocket was an expendable launch vehicle made by Boeing. The first Delta III launch was on August 26, 1998.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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